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      Perhaps someone else will find this method useful : I'm working on what may well turn out to be the longest time for a Webster engine...
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      Look here for more information and other versions of the spreadsheet : Academy of Lagado - Tools - Spring Making
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      I'll add another vote for Onshape. The free version does require you to make all of your work public (any one can copy it, but only you...
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      kquiggle replied to the thread CNC options?.
      Several comments : Bridgeport type machine - I would love to have one, with ot without CNC, but just not an option for me as my shop...
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      kquiggle replied to the thread CNC options?.
      Lots of good posts to mull over. I especially appreciate the comments from people who have already made the decision with either a good...
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      kquiggle replied to the thread CNC options?.
      Mike - Well said. I'm guessing we are all coming at this from different levels of experience and with varying preferences, so the...
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      kquiggle replied to the thread CNC options?.
      Mike - your comments on software are helpful to me. Of course I know that a CNC mill is going to require software tools, but in focusing...
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      kquiggle replied to the thread CNC options?.
      Strangely enough, reading about the problems with DMC2 does not necessarily put me off of considering. For those who don't want to take...
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      kquiggle replied to the thread CNC options?.
      The DMC2 kit does look interesting, although I have some concerns about ordering a from what looks to be a near start-up operation...
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      kquiggle replied to the thread CNC options?.
      Stan - thanks for your very extensive and interesting post. I have already read it twice and I plan to read it again - lots of good...
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      kquiggle replied to the thread CNC options?.
      molekel - If I had a spare 15 or 20 grand in my pocket to spend on a hobby, then I would be looking at Haas and the like. Sadly, my...
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      kquiggle replied to the thread CNC options?.
      ninefinger - On the software side, I have pretty much concluded that I will have to go with Windows (although I am already experimenting...
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      kquiggle replied to the thread CNC options?.
      I have started to put together a spreadsheet comparing various options. So far I only have the Nomad 3 and the Taig 5019DSLS. I welcome...
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      kquiggle replied to the thread CNC options?.
      Scott - from the Carbide website (Nomad 3 - Desktop CNC Mill) : Spindle Spindle Collet ER-11, 7mm max cutter diameter (collet not...
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      kquiggle replied to the thread CNC options?.
      Every approach has its own benefits and problems. I can certainly see the appeal of building your own (or modifying an existing mill)...
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